- Nike has set up a pop-up gallery and shop at 900 South Wabash Avenue. Through Saturday, shop limited edition t-shirts and customizable Air Force 1s in support of the World Basketball Festival.
- Bridal designer Ines Di Santo and her daughter, Veronica Di Santo, visit Chicago to meet brides during a week of trunk shows at Bella Bianca (12 W. Maple St., Floor 2, 312-787-2377, bellabianca.com). The boutique is the exclusive Chicago-area retailer for Ines Di Santo. Call to book an appointment with the designer today through Saturday.
- Local designer Maryam Garba (maryamgarba.com) holds a trunk show to showcase her line of career-wear at Made in Chicago Boutique (17 E. Pearson St., 312-836-1041, aibi.com) tomorrow from 5 to 8 p.m. Chicago native and business author Carol Roth (carolroth.com) hosts the event and dishes out carrier tips and workplace fashion advice.
- All sale items at Neighborly (2003 W. Montrose Ave., 773-840-2456, neighborlyshop.com) are an additional 20 percent off now through August 20. The gift and home goods shop that carries local and Midwest-made products is participating in Discover Northcenter Week. A handy treasure map points you to other deals in the area.
- The American Society of Artists puts on its 40th annual Oak Park Crafts Show this weekend. More than 100 artists and makers set up booths along Oak Park Avenue and Lake Street on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Find more information online.
The Minnesota-based women’s store Hot Mama cools down with a name change. The brand still caters to moms with stylish casual wear, but now goes by the name Evereve. A brand new Evereve opens in Naperville on Wednesday, August 20 at Main Street Promenade (165 Van Buren Ave., Naperville, 630-995-3530). The store’s other seven locations in Chicago and the ’burbs will switch over to the new name this month.
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